Design for Preaching
by H. Grady Davis. By the "Wittgenstein of homiletics," this 1958 book continues to be one of the best books on preaching. No matter how many years you have been preaching, your preaching will improve as you read and think about what Henry Davis has to say.
The Art of Storytelling: Easy Steps to Presenting an Unforgettable Story by John Walsh
In The Art of Storytelling, John Walsh takes us through the steps to presenting a compelling story—outlining the strategies that helped him move from stutterer to storyteller. This book will help any person with a story to share by walking you through all aspects of presentation . . . from what to do with your hands as you speak all the way to crafting a killer ending. He is the founder of BibleTelling, an organization dedicated to using Bible stories for evangelism and discipleship. John is an expert at helping people learn and tell Bible stories.
Telling the Gospel Through Story: Evangelism That Keeps Hearers Wanting More by Christine Dillon
Well-told Bible stories can be used powerfully by God to touch people's hearts and draw them to himself. After ministry in both Western and non-Western contexts, church planter Christine Dillon has discovered that Bible storying is far more effective than most other forms of apologetics or evangelistic presentations. Storying provides solid biblical foundations so listeners can understand, apply and respond to the gospel, and then go on to fruitful maturity in God's service. This book includes practical guidance on how to shape a good story, how to do evangelism through storying and how to lead Bible discussions.
Homiletic Moves and Structures
by David G. Buttrick. His homiletic is geared toward constructing sermons that people will actually remember after they leave worship. He also spends half of the book on the art of interpreting the biblical text with regards to preaching, arguing that different literary forms demand different types of sermons.